Canaan Church Online

Springfield, Missouri

Beliefs

Some Of Our Beliefs

Bible

The inspiration, authenticity, inerrancy and authority of the Bible.

  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 2 Peter 1:20-21

Sovereignty of God

The absolute sovereignty of the Triune God.

  • Romans 11:33-36; Ephesians 1:3-14

Jesus Christ

The essential deity of Jesus Christ, His virgin birth, His sinless life, His vicarious death and His physical resurrection.

  • John 1:1-18; I Corinthians 15:1-5

Salvation by Grace, Not Works

That Salvation is by the grace of God alone, on the basis of the atoning sacrifice of Christ and wholly apart from human merit.

  • Ephesians 2:1-10; Titus 3:4-7

Gospel of Christ

That the only valid solution to the manifold evils in present day human society is to be found in the gospel of Christ, which is “the power of God unto salvation to everyone who truly believes it.”

  • Romans 1:6-17

Repentance

That God commands all people to repent and to believe the gospel.

  • Acts 17:30,31; Luke 24:44-49

The Church

That the church is composed solely of repentant and believing sinners who have experienced the new birth and submit to his rule and authority through the local Church in Believers Baptism.

  • Acts 2:41-47; Acts 20:28; John 3:1-16; Ephesians 4:1-16

Christian Conduct

That Christians have the solemn obligation to conduct themselves at all times in a manner worthy of the gospel they profess to believe.

  • Colossians 3:12-17